The Freelancers Union No Longer Providing Health Insurance

The Freelancers Union, which provides health insurance to 25,000 of its members in New York State, is ending an experiment in providing low-cost insurance to independent workers, saying the new landscape created by the federal Affordable Care Act makes it impossible to do so. The union’s decision came after the state gave the Freelancers Insurance […]

Alt-Labor Groups Find Partnership with the Affordable Care Act

Officials at Working America, the AFL-CIO’s non-union affiliate, believe they may have found a path toward long-term financial viability — and it runs through the Affordable Care Act. The big question for so-called alt-labor groups like Working America — which have been sprouting up as the ranks of traditional unions dwindle — is how they […]